Trotton, Midhurst, West Sussex GU31 5EP
A very well presented family house with beautiful rural views over the surrounding countryside and excellent access to Midhurst and Petersfield.
Entrance hall, Kitchen/breakfast room with pantry, Conservatory, Drawing room, Study/sitting room, Boot room, Cloakroom, Utility room, Master bedroom with bathroom en suite, 3 further bedrooms, Shower room, Bedroom 5 with shower room en suite, Gardens, Terraces, Generous parking area, Timber shed
Holme Hill is a space efficient, semi detached family house with delightful views over adjoining pasture. It is believed to date from the early 1900s and has been thoughtfully extended and refurbished in recent years. The property has been finished to a high standard and many of the rooms benefit from bespoke, built in storage and the bathrooms all have high quality, Lefroy Brooks fittings.
Approached from the large parking area at the front of the house, where there is scope for the development of a garage and ancillary accommodation. A pedestrian gate opens onto a pathway within a partially enclosed garden, leading to a welcoming porch. The farmhouse style front door opens into the entrance hall, off of which is a good sized coat/boot room, cloakroom and utility room, all necessary spaces for an active outdoor lifestyle with easy access to the fabulous surrounding countryside.
The kitchen/breakfast room is very well equipped and can be accessed from both the entrance hall and the drawing room. It has an abundance of built-in storage including a walk-in pantry. There is a dining area to one end of the kitchen with storage bench seating. The matching wall and base units are set beneath wooden worksurfaces with an integrated Smeg gas hob and oven, and two Butler/Belfast sinks. At the heart of the kitchen is a 2 oven Aga. A travertine floor runs from the walk-in pantry into the kitchen where it then meets the solid oak flooring through the rest of the kitchen and conservatory which leads off to the southern side of the house and has double doors leading out to the terrace at the front of the house. Also linked is the drawing room which has exposed beams, an open fireplace with wood burning stove and double doors leading out to a side terrace with views over neighbouring fields.
Beyond the kitchen is the rear hall with the former front door and a study/sitting room. Stairs lead up to the first floor landing, which has been cleverly designed to incorporate plenty of storage.
There are 4 double bedrooms on the first floor including a substantial master bedroom which has plenty of cupboard space, beautiful views over the fields beyond, and a large bathroom en suite with a separate shower cubicle and travertine tiled floor. The 3 further bedrooms are all doubles and have the use of the family shower room.
A further staircase, with a door giving access to a large storage space in the roof space, rises to the second floor, where there is a fifth bedroom with fitted wardrobes & storage cupboards, exposed beams and a shower room en suite.
The gardens are mainly laid to lawn interspersed with mature shrubs and trees, including an apple tree, with a low brick retaining wall around the terrace area and a pergola to one side.
Open fencing to the north west of the property takes full advantage of the views over open fields to the countryside beyond and gives a lovely, open feel to the gardens, without being overlooked.
The large parking area to the front of the house could offer scope for the addition of garaging, subject to the necessary consents.
Planning consent was obtained by the current owner in 2007 to alter the driveway to the property by creating a new entrance and widening the access. Whilst this permission has now lapsed, our clients' intention is for this to be reinstated and, whilst subject to an application, the plans are available from the agents.
Trotton is a small hamlet between Midhurst and Petersfield and is surrounded by beautiful, rural countryside within the South Downs National Park. The charming village of Rogate is just 2 miles away and has a church, shop, pub, village hall and recreational ground. The towns of Midhurst and Petersfield are also close by and provide for most everyday needs, whilst Guildford in Surrey and the Cathedral city of Chichester, both with renowned Theatres, are within easy reach and have more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. The A3 provides fast access to London, the motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Southampton airports, whilst the mainline station at Petersfield provides a fast service to London Waterloo.
Midhurst and the surrounding area have much to offer with Polo at Cowdray Park, racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, golf at Cowdray Park, Goodwood, Pulborough and Liphook, motor racing at the Goodwood circuit and sailing out of Chichester Harbour and other centres along the South Coast. There are many footpaths and bridleways in the area for walking and riding.
By Road: London 56 miles, Rogate 2 miles, Midhurst 3.5 miles, Petersfield 6.5 miles, Guildford 27 miles
By Rail: Petersfield to London (Waterloo) from 1 hour
Market Square, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9NJ
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